What are Obituaries#
Since eDirectory is a Distributed Data Store
, each server receives updated information through synchronization. Since all the servers in the replica ring are Eventual consistency
, the server may not hold the same information at a given time. As a result, each server holds on to the old information until all the other servers receive the updates. eDirectory
uses NDS Obituaries to keep track of this type of information and more.
NDS Obituaries are created when an eDirectory object is:#
itself is an attribute
of the object on which the change took place. The reason for an obituary attribute
is created is to maintain database
consistency between real copies of the object and NDS external References
of the changed object.
utilizes 14 different NDS Obituaries Types
NDS Obituaries Classifications
of an obituary determines how it is processed. Currently, there are four classes of obituaries.
In order for an NDS Obituaries
to be processed or deleted from eDirectory the must go through several NDS Obituary States
You can check on the NDS Obituary States using Ndsrepair
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